MP3 Vijali Hamilton - Of Earth & Fire
The integration of read poetry and song draws us into an intimate union of body, earth, and spirit, with a voice that calls forth longing, mystery, and the ripeness of earth.
24 MP3 Songs in this album (43:29) !
Related styles: SPOKEN WORD: With Music, NEW AGE: Spiritual
Vijali Hamilton, a visionary multimedia artist, sculptor, poet, and musician is the originator of the World Wheel Project. This work, a global peace project, combines sculptures in living rock and community ritual-based theater that includes music and performance art. Her work includes education, art, spirituality, peace activism, and focuses attention on the resolution of environmental, spiritual, and social problems. World Wheel is an artistic forum for global understanding. It activates awareness of our interconnection with all life.
Previously Vijali spent ten years as a monastic member of the Vedanta convent. She received her master''s degree in fine arts from Goddard University. More than 1,000 of her art works are in private and public collections. Vijali lectures extensively and has given retreats for many years in the creative process of moving from the introspection of meditation and journal writing into art forms.
Vijali''s work and life have been represented in numerous books, some of which include: Once and Future Goddess by Elinor Gadon, Reweaving the World and The Reflowering of the Goddess by Gloria Orenstein, The Feminine Face of God by Sherry Anderson and Patricia Hopkins, Sculpting with the Environment by Baile Oakes, Skydancing Earthwalker: Women''s Pilgrimages to Sacred Places ed. by Laila Castle, On Turning 60 by Cathleen Roundtree, Goddess by Jalaja Bonheim, The Cultural Creatives by Paul H. Ray and Sherry Ruth Anderson and Mandala: Journey to the Center by Bailey Cunningham.
Vijali''s book creations are: World Wheel, One Woman''s Quest for Peace. Of Earth and Fire, Poetry and Art. Liberty, Enlightening the World. Her CDs of Music are Awaken Your Heart from Its Ancient Sleep, Sacred Chants, and reading of her poetry with her music is Of Earth & Fire. She has produced two films: World Wheel, One Woman''s Pilgrimage for Global Peace, and The World Wheel Journys.